I shouldn’t walk into bookstores.

As I’ve said before, I live in the middle of nowhere. I find any excuse to go back to my lovely, traffic-congested Dallas. This past Saturday I made a lunch date with my good college friend Cara who I hadn’t seen in months. With her and some of my old college buddies, we started  bi-weekly [...]


I haven’t decided yet whether Google calendar is my friend or my enemy ‘cause honestly, when I see those pop up reminders on my phone, no matter what it is, I cringe. I immediately hit the clear button, and that innocent little reminder just goes away. As if nothing has happened. My tortured relationship with [...]

15 Habits of Great Writers Challenge: Declare

During the next 15 days, I am joining Jeff Goins’ 15-day writing challenge. In between my scheduled writing posts, I will be posting my full responses here. DECLARE: Taking Back Writing I started writing when I was 11 years old, before I had a good grasp of the English language. It didn’t stop me from [...]